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Lou Gramm Says He’s Recorded “About Eight Songs” for His Next Solo Album; Shares 2016 Tour Details

Paul Zimmerman/WireImageEx-Foreigner frontman Lou Gramm hasn’t released a solo album since 2009’s Lou Gramm Band, but the singer reports that he’s making progress putting together a new record. “Over the last couple years we have been recording [tracks] and tweaking them and listening and changing the [arrangements],” he tells ABC Radio. “You know, we’re in that process. And I think …

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Bono to Be Honored with We Are Family Foundation’s 2016 Humanitarian Award in April

ABC/Adam TaylorU2‘s Bono will be presented with the We Are Family Foundation’s Humanitarian Award during the organization’s 2016 Celebration Gala April 29 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. The award recognizes a well-known person who’s made notable philanthropic efforts to help people around the world. Among Bono’s humanitarian endeavors cited by the foundation are his contributions to the …

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Report: Madonna Believes Guy Ritchie Is “Turning Her Son Against Her”

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Ethan Miller/Getty Images for ABA; Mark Sagliocco/FilmMagicMadonna‘s teenage son Rocco is still refusing to live with her, and the singer apparently blames her ex-husband, Guy Ritchie. “Madonna thinks Guy is turning her son against her,” a source tells Us Weekly. “He’s telling Rocco he should stay with him. It seems like he’s trying to brainwash the kid.” Us Weekly reports …

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Aretha Franklin, Phil Collins, Dionne Warwick Featured on Grammy-Themed Episodes of “The Insider”

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Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images; Alistair ThainAretha Franklin, Phil Collins and Dionne Warwick are among the “Grammy Legends” who will be featured on a special series of episodes of CBS’ The Insider that will air during the coming week in honor of the upcoming Grammy ceremony. Michael Jackson‘s nephew, TJ Jackson, will host the series and conduct interviews with the artists, who …

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Stevie Wonder to Perform at Global Green USA’s Pre-Oscar Party

Mike Coppola/Getty ImagesStevie Wonder will give an intimate performance at the ecological-themed Global Green USA organization’s 13th annual pre-Oscar party, which will take place Wednesday, February 24, at the Mr. C Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. The gala, which will be hosted by journalist Soledad O’Brien, also will celebrate the achievements of various young people who have demonstrated leadership …

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Foreigner to Release First Live Acoustic Album, “In Concert.Unplugged,” on Friday

Trigger ProductionsForeigner‘s first-ever live acoustic album, titled In Concert.Unplugged, will be released this Friday, February 5, exclusively via Amazon. The 11-track collection features renditions of many of the band’s best-known tunes, recorded at an August 2015 fundraiser held at Ford Motor Company Conference & Event Center in Detroit. The group’s royalties from the album’s sales will be donated to JDRF, …

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The Rolling Stones Launch America Latina Olé Tour Tonight in Chile

Credit: Claude GassianThe Rolling Stones‘ America Latina Olé Tour gets underway this evening at the Estadio Nacional in Santiago, Chile. A video clip of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts arriving at and posing for photos in front of the stadium on Tuesday has been posted on the band’s Facebook page and Twitter feed. Meanwhile, The Rolling …

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Bryan Adams Receives Juno Award Nomination, Will Perform at 2016 Ceremony

Courtesy of the JUNO AwardsOver the years, Bryan Adams has won nearly 20 Juno Awards, Canada’s equivalent to the Grammys, and the veteran rocker will have a chance to add to his total this year. Adams’ latest album, Get Up, will vie for the Rock Album of the Year trophy at the 2016 ceremony, which will take place at the …

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The Doors’ Robby Krieger and John Densmore to Perform Together at Ray Manzarek Tribute Show

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Photo by Gloria Stavers/© Doors Property, LLCFollowing Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek‘s death in May of 2013, the group’s surviving members — guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore — revealed that they planned to organize a star-studded concert honoring their late band mate. Well, the tribute event finally is set to take place Friday, February 12, at The Fonda Theatre …

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